Diyari

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This article is for the Indigenous Australian group. For their language, see Diyari language.

The Dieri is an Indigenous Australian group and language from the South Australian desert—specifically Cooper and Leigh Creek, Lake Howitt, and Lake Hope, Lake Gregory and Clayton River and low country north of Mount Freeling.

Alternate names[edit]

Diari Diyeri Dieyerie Deerie Dayerrie Dthee-eri Kunari (Cooper Creek) Koonarie Wongkadieri (by Arabana) Tiari (by south. Arrernte) Urrominna Kujani Tirari Diyari

Language[edit]

Main article: Diyari language

The Diyari had a highly developed sign language.

References[edit]

Trefry, David. 1970.The phonological word in Dieri In D. C. Laycock (ed.), Linguistic trends in Australia, 65-73. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 23. Canberra: Australian Institute for Aboriginal Studies.